Category: Revisions

Learning Organization and Planning as a Discovery Writer

While writing for various classes throughout my K-12 public education, I was always told by most teachers to create ‘an outline’. The cryptic advice was about as useful as saying “Just write well, okay.” In high school a few advanced placement teachers finally put forth outline strategies. Most of these strategies were so rudimentary they were useless.…

15 slightly confusing words that every fantasy and science fiction writer should know how to use.

I put together this list of fifteen word pairs that are easily confused, but that should be in every fantasy and science fiction writer’s arsenal.  Some of the pairs are true homophones, others are just close enough that many people confuse them.  There are many webpages on the net with larger and more extensive lists…